My earlier post was on the Enlistment document of my
might be to obtain these elsewhere, but the information on them
is invaluable to someone researching their family history and
In my grandfather’s case, I googled the “Camp Devens” (which
eventually became Fort Devens) and then looked at the dates
I’ll have more on that later.
“Honorable Discharge from the United States Army
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
This is to certify that Floyd E. West
Private First Class Hospital Detachment
THE UNITED STATES ARMY, is hereby HONORABLY
DISCHARGED from the military service of the United States by
reason of Pursuant to W. D. Cir.I77 A.G. O. Nov.21/1918.
Said Floyd E. West was born in South Paris, in the State of
Given under my hand at Camp Devens Mass. this twelfth day of
March, one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
A. O. Davis(?)
Lt. Col. M.C. U.S.A.